On this week’s episode of IGN’s PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush stars Jada Griffin, Mark Medina, and Matt Kim to deliver the biggest PS4 and PS5 news of the week, which is the latest and biggest acquisition Sony has made in some time. Sony buys Bungie and we’ll discuss what’s next and the impact of that purchase in Podcast Beyond! Episode 734. As we learn why Sony is interested in Bungie and Bungie wants to join Sony, Bungie is a unique acquisition and will not necessarily be under the umbrella of PlayStation Worldwide Studios. There is also the issue of potency Life TV shows or movies look interested, Sony’s increased investment in live-serve games and how Bungie is allowing that to accelerate, and, given Jim Ryan’s claim that Sony isn’t done yet choosing which company, developer would make the most sense or be suitable to join the stable of Sony PlayStation.
We also dig into all the other news in the PlayStation world, like Ghostwire: news on the Tokyo release date, the Suicide Squad delay, Discord integration for PlayStation users, Cyberpunk leaks on PSN, etc. Plus, Jada gives her thoughts on Dying Light 2: Stay Human!
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